What is responsibility and why does it matter?
Responsibility is being accountable, the pursuit of excellence, and the exercise of self-control.
“The next time you find yourself trying to decide between your phone and your chores, remember that responsibility is your choice!” Dorie Kiesbuy, 2016 Woodland Middle School 6th Grader. PACE guest columnist October 2016.
“A responsible person accepts the consequences of their own actions and decisions. They consciously make decisions that seek to improve themselves or to help others.” Verne Reed, PACE President and guest columnist October 2019.
What do you think of when you hear the word “responsibility?” I hear my mother’s voice sternly questioning, “Who is responsible for this mess?” As badly as I wanted to blame my little brother, I knew it was my doing....Read More
The Partners Advancing Character Education (PACE) trait for this month is RESPONSIBILITY, a many-faceted word, encompassing a wide range of moral, emotional, ethical and common-sense situations. But let’s start with the trite and not too informative dictionary definition. Responsibility: The quality or state of being responsible,...Read More